• SEC Suspends First Bitcoin Capital Trading

    Posted on August 31, 2017 by Kathleen in Bitcoin News.

    The SEC (US Securities and Exchange Commission) issued a temporary ban on the shares of publicly traded Bitcoin firm – First Bitcoin Capital. The Commission issued a statement indicating that the suspension will take place between 9:30am on the 24/8 and would continue to at least 11:59am on September 7th (Eastern Time). Currently, the shares […]

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  • Bitcoin Value Fluctuates This Summer

    Posted on August 20, 2017 by Kathleen in Bitcoin News.

    The value of Bitcoin and other digital currencies have taken some major hits over recent months with July bringing decline for two of the biggest currencies; Bitcoin and Ethereum. Bitcoin fell to around $1863, while Ethereum hit an all-time low of $133 (67% off its highest). These two currencies are definitely the two biggest in […]

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  • Bitcoin Value Expected To Skyrocket And Touch $5000 Before The End of 2017

    Posted on July 6, 2017 by admin in Bitcoin News.

    Ronnie Moas, Standpoint Research founder and stock research analyst told CNBC that bitcoin prices could shoot up to $5000 before the end of this year. Moas believes that the price of the popular digital currency can skyrocket within a few months and cross the $5,000 number before 2017 is over. He told reporters that one […]

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  • Bitcoin Poker Sites Finish 2015 On Disappointing Note

    Posted on January 5, 2016 by Kathleen in Uncategorized.

    Bitcoin ended 2015 as the best performing currency on the market, with each bitcoin worth almost $465 by mid-December. The booming fortunes of the innovative digital currency stand in stark contrast to the declining state of online bitcoin poker sites which suffered a most disappointing year. Poker rooms that solely accept bitcoin as their deposit option […]

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  • Bitcoin Creator Potentially Uncovered

    Posted on December 14, 2015 by Kathleen in Bitcoin News, Uncategorized.

      The true identity of bitcoin’s mysterious creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, has been potentially unveiled as unknown Australian businessman and academic, Craig Wright. Two of technology’s most prominent publications, Wired and Gizmodo, have each run exposés confidently claiming to unearth the founder of the cryptocurrency. Bitcoin’s origins are shrouded in enigma, as its creator used an alias […]

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  • EU Bitcoin Regulation Not Expected Soon

    Posted on December 7, 2015 by Kathleen in Bitcoin News.

    The European Union still does not have comprehensive and consistent legislation regarding the use of bitcoin, and it may be years before it does. A recent report by an independent financial research organisation, the SWIFT Institute, has concluded that the EU’s response to the rise of bitcoin has been inadequate despite recently adopting new laws on […]

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  • Bitcoin Poker Operator Gets 2 Years Probation And $25k Fine

    Posted on December 1, 2015 by Kathleen in Bitcoin News.

    Former Seals With Clubs poker site operator Bryan Micon has been recently given a sentence of two years probation and a $25,000 fine as a result of his arrest for conducting an illegal online bitcoin poker site earlier this year. The Las Vegas professional poker player came to the attention of US authorities in August last year, […]

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  • New Bitcoin Sites In 2015

    Posted on November 16, 2015 by Kathleen in Bitcoin News.

    The online gambling industry saw the arrival of some new bitcoin poker sites launched this year, all trying to take advantage of the rising value and popularity of bitcoin as a digital currency and emulate successful bitcoin poker sites, such as SwC Poker. 2015 saw the launch of newcomers Get Lucky Poker, who are aiming to join the likes […]

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  • Bitcoin Value Rises Dramatically

    Posted on November 9, 2015 by Kathleen in Bitcoin News.

    The value of bitcoin has sky rocketed in recent weeks, increasing by over 60% as investors around the world move swiftly to buy up the cryptocurrency. It recently hit new highs, peaking at $500 around a week ago, and is now trading at an average of $380.  The news provoked a flurry of bitcoin trading […]

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  • UK Gambling Commission Confirms Legality Of Bitcoin Sites

    Posted on October 16, 2015 by Kathleen in Bitcoin News.

    The UK’s Gambling Commission has recently made a statement to bitcoin-only gambling websites regarding the legality of their operations as rather than being outside the law, as had been previously suggested, they confirm that the cryptocurrency is actually covered by the UK’s existing gambling legislation. The Commission will be stepping up its efforts to provide […]

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